IBM Sponsored Sessions

IBM sponsored  ‘Breakfast Briefings’ and ‘Lunch n Learns’ at HIMSS19 will highlight the topics of the day, with presentations and panel discussions featuring IBM clients and thought leaders on the latest innovations that are helping organizations transform.

Seating is limited, pre-registration required 

Transforming Healthcare with High Performance Data and AI

Tuesday, February 12, 7:15am

Join the discussion on real-world use cases and how organizations can become data-driven, making it an essential part of an organizations’ DNA to support the future of healthcare.  This session covers the critical role that a high performance data and AI (HPDA) architecture plays in supporting fast-growing data and compute demands to solve some of the biggest research and analytics challenges facing healthcare organizations today.  In this panel, market leaders will share how they are accelerating discoveries and improving personalized care by using flexible, scalable, secure and cost-effective high-performance systems that can leverage cloud to ensure the highest levels of data availability, reliability and compliance.  Panelists include:

  • Jim Jancewicz, Sr. Senior Storage Specialist at Aetna
  • Dr. J (Ram) Ramanajam, Director of the Center for Computation and Technology, Louisiana State University
  • John Scott, Sales Director, Data Storage Solutions, Healthcare, Life Sciences & Public Markets, IBM
  • Frank Lee, PhD, Global Industry Leader for Healthcare and Life Sciences, IBM Systems

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Seating is limited. You will receive an email from HIMSS once your registration has been confirmed.

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The Heart of Digital Health Strategy: Governance

Tuesday, February 12, 11:15am

Have you wanted to create consistent patient and plan member consumer experiences? Or provide opportunities to lower the cost of care?  A digital health strategy is will answer your needs. At the heart of a digital health strategy is data trusted, secure data that can be accessed by everyone in the organization.  To reach this level of maturity, organizations are starting to leverage governance to foster and deliver trusted data to their line of business data consumers.

Speaker: Scott Buckles, Business Development Executive, IBM

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Seating is limited. You will receive an email from HIMSS once your registration has been confirmed.

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Transforming transactions in health: Using blockchain technology to improve healthcare

Wednesday, February 13, 7:15am

The exchange of information, money, and supplies across the healthcare ecosystem has long posed challenges to health organizations. There is a significant benefit to  apply blockchain technology to enable digital transformation of health organizations. This panel will feature leaders from payers, providers, financial institutions, and technology company discussing the applications of blockchain to enable more efficient, secure, and verifiable digital transactions among various entities in the healthcare ecosystem.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Seating is limited. You will receive an email from HIMSS once your registration has been confirmed.

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Cybersecurity Challenges in the Healthcare Industry

Wednesday, February 13, 11:15am

Join Bill Venteicher, IBM Security for Healthcare Industry Leader, as he hosts a deep dive discussion with a panel of IBM Security experts representing the diverse areas of expertise required to combat today’s cybersecurity challenges in healthcare.  Speakers include Dan Cheuvront IBM MaaS360;  Eduardo Lopez , IBM Trusteer; Gant Redmon, Cyber Security and Privacy Program Director; Jennifer Kady, Director of IBM Security Solutions, US Public Sector; and Salwa Rafee, Worldwide Security Leader for Government, Healthcare and Life Sciences.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Seating is limited. You will receive an email from HIMSS once your registration has been confirmed.

To register click here:  REGISTRATION LINK

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